DIRECTOR’S SPOTLIGHT – Nancy Milliken
The hustle and bustle of the holiday season can get the best of us and lessen the meaning of the very celebrations for which we prepare and anticipate. Holiday stress has a particular impact on women, who are more likely than men to report difficulty relaxing and increased stress during this time of year.
Heightened holiday stress can lead to unhealthy behaviors, such as overeating or excessive drinking, and can cause chronic inflammation in our bodies. Fortunately, by focusing on gratitude and making it a habit, we can can reduce holiday stress and enhance our health.
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ADVANCING WOMEN’S HEALTHCARE
Imagine a future in which every doctor who cares for you understands your unique female biology and values your preferences.
Imagine a future in which health care providers work in teams and share information with each other -- and you -- via the internet.
Imagine a brand new state of the art hospital in San Francisco devoted entirely to providing women a lifetime of reproductive health, where a woman can have a baby in a birthing center, receive the latest in breast cancer care, uterine fibroid treatment or incontinence all in a woman-centered environment.
That future is closer than you think thanks to the vision of lifelong women's healthcare advocate and expert Dr. Nancy Milliken. The Women's Specialty Hospital is part of a new $1.6 billion UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay that broke ground in October 2010.